Monthly Archives: March 2017

Copenhagen Airport invites companies to create Airport Business Park

Major airports in Northern Europe are at an advanced stage of developing cargo and business areas to generate growth and jobs. Denmark risks missing out on that growth, which is why Copenhagen Airport is now inviting Danish and international companies to create an Airport Business Park. More jobs, more exports and even better opportunities to […]

Larnaka Airport to expand auto-electronic gates system

As part of an ongoing effort to upgrade its services, Hermes Airports announces the expansion of the auto – electronic gates system at Larnaka Intern ational Airport. Overall, seven electronic gates are now in operation, all of them located in the departures area (check-in) serving departing passengers. It should be noted that the automatic – […]

Vienna Airport appeals third runway ban

Vienna Airport has filed an appeal against the Austrian Federal Administrative Court’s ban on the construction of a third runway. The airport claims the decision to block a new runway is ‘unlawful, contradictory in its reasoning and involved a serious violation of significant procedural principles, such as the right to be heard.’ Günther Ofner, member […]

Are circular runways the future?

There’s one way to solve the problem of airport space. Make the runways circular. One man came up with the unusual idea a few years ago and has been working with a team at the Netherland Aerospace Centre to make his dream a reality. Henk Hesselink believes that by creating a 360° runway it will not […]

Hong Kong Airport opens preschool for staff children

New Airport Preschool Fosters Family-friendly Work Environment The Airport Preschool was officially opened at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) on 21st March, as the latest initiative of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) to foster a family-friendly work environment for the airport community. Located on the ground floor of the Airport World Trade Centre adjacent […]

London City Airport recognised at Skytrax World Airport Awards 2017

Just a fortnight after picking up the Airport of the Year award at the London Transport Awards, London City Airport was classified as winner of the Best Airport category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year, in the recent Skytrax World Airport Awards. The World Airport Awards, also known as the Passenger […]

Schiphol Airport developing €1m early warning system for pharma shipments

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is developing an early warning system that will alert pharmaceutical shippers when there is a problem with their goods. The system is being created using a €1m (US$1.07m) subsidy awarded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and TKI Dinalog, the Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics. The funding will support data […]

Yanbu becomes 15th airport on TAV’s portfolio

TAV Airports won the operation rights of Yanbu Prince Abdul Mohsin bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Saudi Arabia for a period of 30 years. TAV will construct the new terminal and operate the airport for 30 years. TAV Airports, Turkey’s leading global brand in the airport operations, has signed an agreement with the Civil Aviation […]

Best airports of 2017 unveiled at World Airport Awards

Singapore Changi Airport has been named as the World’s Best Airport by air travellers for the fifth consecutive year, at the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Amsterdam on 14th March 2017. Attending the awards ceremony were the CEO’s, Chairmen, Presidents and Top management from airports across the globe. The World’s […]

Heathrow Scoops Best Airport in Western Europe and World’s Best Airport Shopping Accolades

For the third year running, travellers from around the globe voted Heathrow the ‘Best Airport in Western Europe’, and for an impressive eighth year, the ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ in the Skytrax’s World Airport Survey. Heathrow was presented with the two important titles at the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards ceremony held in Amsterdam last […]